Caramelised red onion crostini with cheese

Caramelised red onion crostini with cheese


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About this recipe: These simple caramelised red onions are combined with gorgonzola or goat cheese on crackers or bread to make a wonderful and economical starter.


Serves: 6 

  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 450g red onions, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • To serve
  • crackers, crostini or bread
  • 120g gorgonzola or goat cheese, crumbled

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:1hr15min  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. In a large frying pan, warm the olive oil over low heat. Add the onions to the oil and cook gently for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the vinegar and sugar and season with salt and pepper. Mix well and let the onions cook for 30 to 45 minutes, stirring often, or until the onions begin to lose their form and become caramelised. Add a little water from time to time if the mixture dries out too much.
  3. Serve on crackers, crostini or bread, topped with a little gorgonzola or goat cheese.

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